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Hero Central Stories
Food, water and shelter are the basic items needed when women pull away from the clutches of homelessness.
In Anacostia Horton's Kids strives to offer a brighter future for vulnerable youth age 5 to 18 years old.
Four years ago, a non-profit organization was established to help save lives of those suffering from PTSD and shelter pets in need of a permanent home.
The Mobile USO serves food, fun and support to over half-a-million military families in the Metropolitan area.
Arlington Food Assistance Center nourishes residents in need of groceries. They face "food insecurity" or the risk of not being able to purchase enough food because of financial issues.
Rebuilding Together Alexandria works to renovate homes for homeowners with low-to-moderate income.
There's a home that's making the Golden Years truly golden.
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